Where do I get .3dsx files?

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  1. khangress
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    khangress GBAtemp Regular

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    newbie question, I know. A few apps aren't showing up on the homebrew menu but definitely work on ironhax, probably because I don't know how to get their .3dsx file.
     
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  3. Xenon Hacks

    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    What firmware are you on and what are you trying to use.
     
  4. khangress
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    khangress GBAtemp Regular

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    3ds v 9.9, ironhax v 1.0, trying to use 3dscontroller and ftpony
     
  5. Xenon Hacks

    Xenon Hacks GBAtemp Guru

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    Make sure the file path looks like this its the same for ANY homebrew
    (Drive letter)-> 3ds ->App Folder (same name as App) ->App with SMDH
    So for example D -> 3ds -> 3DSController -> 3DSController.3dsx/3DSController.smdh
     
  6. khangress
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    khangress GBAtemp Regular

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    do I need both a .3dsx and .smdh files?
     
  7. Xenon Hacks

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    yes
     
  8. khangress
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    khangress GBAtemp Regular

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    alright thanks, I'll look into it when I wake up
     
  9. 730

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    No, an smdh isn't necessary, it just provides info and an icon for the homebrew.
    And BTW, AFAIK FTP-3DS is better than ftpony, which I think is outdated.
     
  10. SonicRegret

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    Well, you don't always have to compile it yourself, certain homebrew is already compiled and ready to use.
     
  11. MRJPGames

    MRJPGames Pretty great guy

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    Most homebrews are released in .3dsx form, and the few that aren't are usually compiled by someone else already and most are posted here somewhere. If you find a homebrew that isn't compiled yet it's not too hard, just setup the environment and run the command "make" in the project folder.
     
  12. WeedZ

    WeedZ Possibly an Enlightened Being

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    Sleep posting?
     
  13. The_Meistro

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    http://3dbrew.org/wiki/Homebrew_Applications
    Go here and click on the download links
     
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